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‘Huge difference’ between Peshmerga and Hashd: deputy minister

‘Huge difference’ between Peshmerga and Hashd: deputy minister

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 23:41
Shiite paramilitias are to be fully integrated into the Iraqi military ...
‘Huge difference’ between Peshmerga and Hashd: deputy minister - Rûdaw

The US multiplies deportation of Central Americans

ANF - 2019-07-14 10:30
According to recent figures published by the Immigration Institute of Mexico (INM), the number of Central Americans deported to Mexico from the United States, between January and July of this year, amounts to 18,503. ...

Disputed territory agreement reached between Peshmerga and Iraqi forces: PM

Rûdaw - 2019-07-10 00:38
The agreement comes after months of talks between Erbil and Baghdad ...

Ministry of Peshmerga Sec-General and Spokesperson: We urge the fight between PKK and Turkey to cease within Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-07 15:06
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, Peshmerga Sec-General, speaks about the recent events,the negative impact of the fight between PKK and Turkey within the land of Kurdistan Region, PKK creating a masked armed forces, as ...

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

Iraqi PM Orders Hashd al-Shaabi to be Part of National Army

BAS News - 2019-07-01 23:51
ERBIL - In an attempt to curb the power of the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi, Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has ordered the Shi'ite militias to be an indivisible part of the national army. Based on the decree issued by the premier, there will be no ...

Masrour Barzani, US-Led Coalition Review Security Situation

BAS News - 2019-07-01 16:17
ERBIL — Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council and the Prime Minister-designate Masrour Barzani received a delegation from the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), led by deputy commander Major General Alexus Grynke ...

Iran: 11 Kurdish Porters Killed or Injured in June

BAS News - 2019-07-01 14:13
ERBIL — At least 11 Kurdish porters (better known as Kolber in Kurdish) were killed or injured on the borders between Iran and Kurdistan Region during the month of June, a monitoring group said. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights released a monthly rep ...

Two IS Jihadists Killed on Iraqi-Syrian Borders

BAS News - 2019-06-30 23:48
ERBIL - A couple of Islamic State (IS) jihadists were killed on Sunday on the borders between Iraq and Syria. The two were targeted by the forces of the Defense Ministry during a military operation in the region. The ministry explained in a statement tha ...

Kurdistan President Meets with Iraqi Counterpart in Baghdad

BAS News - 2019-06-29 16:28
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani met with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih in Baghdad on Saturday where they reiterated commitment to resolve remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad. Barzani arrived in the Iraqi capital city ea ...

KRG Expresses Concern over Turkey-PKK Clashes Leaving Civilian Casualties

BAS News - 2019-06-29 11:14
ERBIL — Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has expressed “deep” concern over the continued military confrontations between Turkey and Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on its territories which resulted in civilian casualties. Earlier this week, Turkish war ...

Iraqi oil minister hopeful Erbil, Baghdad to reach “sustainable” solution over oil

Rûdaw - 2019-06-29 07:43
Thamir Ghadban spoke about oil transfer agreement between Erbil and Baghdad at the Iraq Petroleum Conference ...

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The Guardian - 2019-06-28 15:01

US Army Preparing to Evacuate Contractors from Iraqi Military Base: Source

BAS News - 2019-06-22 10:57
ERBIL — The US military is reportedly preparing to evacuate hundreds of contractors working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from the Iraqi military base of al-Balad. Three military sources from Iraq told Reuters later on Friday that Washing ...

ISIS 'Beatle' Jihadi Ringo pleads to be allowed back into UK with secret wife and three children - Birmingham Live

Birminghammail - 2019-06-19 13:24

Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnel

FOX News - 2019-06-18 06:15
The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. ...

Northern and Eastern Syrian women's assembly to be founded

ANF - 2019-06-14 13:06
Arab, Kurdish, Syriac, Armenian, Chaldean, Chechen and Circassian women are attending the congress in their traditional clothes. ...

Iraqi parliament will follow up on recent fires for possible compensation

Rûdaw - 2019-06-13 21:17
“Those who disturb the security and stability of Nineveh province need to be hit with an iron hand ...

Erbil-Baghdad Disputes Should be Resolved: Ammar al-Hakim

BAS News - 2019-06-05 23:09
ERBIL - Iraqi leader Ammar al-Hakim, head of Hikma Party, has called for the resolution of the remaining disputes between Erbil and Baghdad, warning that it may affect Iraq's unity if the issues are not addressed. Hakim made the comments during a a speec ...